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  1. gauravmandawawala's Avatar
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    Default z10 - picture viewer app - oldest pictures are first

    Z10 - I can see oldest pictures first, when i open the picture app in album view. The most recent clicked pictures are at last. Scrolling down to last to view latest picture is very cumbersome if we have too many photos.

    As i understand from this forum that we do not have sort option in picture viewer app, i would request members to help me with an alternative app for media/gallery/picture

    Can anyone suggest a fix for this problem by some alternative native app or an android app.
    Last edited by gauravmandawawala; 07-07-2014 at 03:32 AM.
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    On your Pictures App, the bottom icons are Recent, Date and Albums. Click the Date button, your photos will show from recent to old.
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    I still don't understand why BlackBerry didn't change this yet.

    Besides the date tab, you can also use the File Manager which offers the sort options.

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    Quote Originally Posted by realtrevor View Post
    On your Pictures App, the bottom icons are Recent, Date and Albums. Click the Date button, your photos will show from recent to old.
    Thank you. Never bothered to check what that does before.
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    Quote Originally Posted by realtrevor View Post
    On your Pictures App, the bottom icons are Recent, Date and Albums. Click the Date button, your photos will show from recent to old.
    Thank you for your response. But if I click the date icon, it shows recent photos from all the albums which i do not want. I desire to view recent photos whenever i select a particular album just like in android and Windows phone.
    I never thought i will face these simple issues while migrating to blackberry from android
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    Quote Originally Posted by asiayeah View Post
    I still don't understand why BlackBerry didn't change this yet.

    Besides the date tab, you can also use the File Manager which offers the sort options.

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    Thank you for your response. How did Blackberry missed this basic setting? Now i understand why BB is loosing.
    I never thought i will face these simple issues while migrating to blackberry from android
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    You can accomplish what you want via the recent tab, as was said above.

    I doubt anyone moves platforms over something so insignificant. If you must, then you must

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    Quote Originally Posted by unclebanglin View Post
    You can accomplish what you want via the recent tab, as was said above.

    I doubt anyone moves platforms over something so insignificant. If you must, then you must

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    It may be insignificant to some, but it definitely is important to many of us. Along with it , there are so many basic functionalists missing here. E.g. default contact no., Blacklist, DND etc.

    I hope BB add all these basic in next update.
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    I hope BlackBerry listens to all of us. This picture thing is really a crap. I like my photos being held by folders in gallery so that I could see Camera pictures and others photos separately. But BlackBerry simple doesn't allow us to.do so.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hasnain Ashfaq View Post
    I hope BlackBerry listens to all of us. This picture thing is really a crap. I like my photos being held by folders in gallery so that I could see Camera pictures and others photos separately. But BlackBerry simple doesn't allow us to.do so.

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    I use BlackBerry file manager as a workaround when I need to control the sorting order.

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    Definitely an annoyance that oldest show first.

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    Oh man I thought I was the only one that hates the photo album. I have a a lot of pics so it takes a while for me to get through my pics, I have blackberry changes this feature.

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    Just go to the file manager select whatever you want eg camera then select the sort option as you desire.

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    Anyone know if the OS 10.3.1 will have corrected this gross oversight of picture sorting?

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAM013 View Post
    Anyone know if the OS 10.3.1 will have corrected this gross oversight of picture sorting?

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    This is fixed since 10.3 I believe.

    I am using PassportSQW100-1/10.3.0.1418 and most recent photos are displayed first in the Album view of the Picture app.

    Life is so much easier on 10.3.
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    Quote Originally Posted by asiayeah View Post
    This is fixed since 10.3 I believe.

    I am using PassportSQW100-1/10.3.0.1418 and most recent photos are displayed first in the Album view of the Picture app.

    Life is so much easier on 10.3.
    Can you sort the pictures in the viewer in 10.3? I know people have said use the the files manager but the you can't use the slideshow of the viewer or other features. Do you know of a third party picture viewer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAM013 View Post
    Can you sort the pictures in the viewer in 10.3? I know people have said use the the files manager but the you can't use the slideshow of the viewer or other features. Do you know of a third party picture viewer?

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    Recent photos are displayed first and I don't see an option to change the sorting order.

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    Quote Originally Posted by asiayeah View Post
    Recent photos are displayed first and I don't see an option to change the sorting order.

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    Great it's quite irritating the way it is st the moment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gauravmandawawala View Post
    It may be insignificant to some, but it definitely is important to many of us. Along with it , there are so many basic functionalists missing here. E.g. default contact no., Blacklist, DND etc.

    I hope BB add all these basic in next update.
    DND? Are you talking about the tele marketing calls and text DND feature? If you are, then you have to text "START 0" to 1909 to start the DND service. This method of activating DND works in India. I know because I'm using it.

    @ default contact no. : Yes. Now that is a feature which I really miss from android.


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    Quote Originally Posted by asiayeah View Post
    Recent photos are displayed first and I don't see an option to change the sorting order.

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    I don't know if this is OS dependent (I've got a version of 10.3.1.xxxx) but open the picture app. And you can tap the lower left and change view from Date, Album, etc. But when viewing by Date, swipe down and open Settings. At the top of Settings is "Sort items in...." and I can sort Newest or Oldest.
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    Quote Originally Posted by F2 View Post
    I don't know if this is OS dependent (I've got a version of 10.3.1.xxxx) but open the picture app. And you can tap the lower left and change view from Date, Album, etc. But when viewing by Date, swipe down and open Settings. At the top of Settings is "Sort items in...." and I can sort Newest or Oldest.
    Yes, you are right. I just saw that. There's option to sort Newest or Oldest first, but that's it. There's no way to sort alphabetically or by location...etc.

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    If you wanna start from the oldest pictures, you can just pull your scroll bar down and view them from the bottom, it's a 2 second thing, much quicker than it would have been to sort the pictures.

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    I've done the scroll thing. It's annoying. Sorting seems to be a very basic feature to have on a picture viewer. It's particularly annoying when you have over a thousand images that you need to scroll through when you know the image you want was an older one, name, type or size. Your suggestion is valid but BlackBerry can do better. ...

    Does anyone know of a decent third Party picture viewer with sorting capability?

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    This problem is fixed on 10.3.1, just wait a little longer for the official OS or you can install a leaked one

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    Confirmed. Fixed in 10.3

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